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Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...llnesses like cancer or diabetes. Mapping involves three separate steps: sequencing, assembling and annotating the genes. In the sequencing phase, researchers identified the approximate 3.5 billion chemical letters (A, C, G, T) that make up human DNA,the building block of the genes. In the assembling phase...

NEW ROBOTIC SURGERY ARM APPROVED BY FDA

...nd grips and foot pedals on the console to control three robotic arms that can perform the surgery using a variety of surgical tools. The product, the Da Vinci Surgical System, made by Intuitive Surgical, Inc., of Mountain View, Calif., is the first of its kind.The robotic arms, which have a "wrist" built ...

First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans

...ls, another trial is expected to follow in Nairobi three to six months later. McMichael, one of the world's leading researchers in cellular immunity, said: "We are excited to begin trials for this approach. Our research indicates that this vaccine has a very good chance of stimulating cellular immune res...

Potential New Cancer Gene Identified

...abdominal tumors, Burkitt's lymphoma is one of the three major types of pediatric non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, representing 40% of that group. According to the American Cancer Society, aproximately 57,000 children are diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma per year in the United States, representing about 6% of...

Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

...combined the results from this trial with those of three previous trials (n = 253), there was a mean symptom reduction on visual analogue scores of 28% (10.9 mm) for homoeopathy compared with 3% (1.1 mm) for placebo....

Vitamin B12 can help in detecting cancers

...nt is injected with radioactive vitamin B12. After three hours a gamma camera takes pictures of the body. Dr. Collins treated a patient with breast cancer and he says that, "The cancer stands out as a bright spot in the breast. It's very easy to detect." This is especially important in women with dense bre...

Poor health care in Russia maybe causing Decline in its Population

...ulation is already diminishing. It was 148 million three years ago. However currently it has declined by three million to 145 million. About 1.2 million babies are born in Russia each year, while the country ne...

Another injectable contraceptive Pill approved by FDA

...table contraceptive called Depo-Provera that lasts three months. It works Like many other birth control pills as it has a combination of the hormones progestin and estrogen. The shots must be administered by a health care provider. The FDA cautioned that women cannot go longer than 33 days between shots,...

Nobel Prize for Medicine shared by Three scientists

...g "signal transduction in the nervous system." The three Nobel laureates will share the 9 million kronor ($915,000) prize for their pioneering discoveries "concerning one type of signal transduction between nerve cells, referred to as slow synaptic transmission," according to the award citation. The Nobel...

Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer

... says there is not enough evidence that women with three or fewer cancerous lymph nodes benefit from radiation. Patricia Eifel of Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, said to one of the medical news agencies that, "Women with breast cancer have more treatment options and a better chance of surviving their ...

Want skin cancer? Please have a cigarette

... The authors found a significant increase (almost three times) in the risk of developing skin cancers amongst smokers than non-smokers. The researchers also noted a significant dose-response relationship with the number of cigarettes and pipes smoked. However, cigar smoking did not significantly increas...

Heart disease in the newborn is related to maternal malnutrition

...lated the findings to maternal malnutrition in the three trimesters of pregnancy. They opined that maternal malnutrition during the first three months of pregnancy (the first trimester) causes coronary heart diseases in the new born. The resea...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

..., bronchitis, or even urinary tract infections are three times more likely to have a progression of atherosclerosis, the disease that leads to blocked arteries, than are people who are infection-free. The findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.One link b...

And now they say infections can cause heart disease!!!!

..., bronchitis, or even urinary tract infections are three times more likely to have a progression of atherosclerosis, the disease that leads to blocked arteries, than are people who are infection-free. The findings are reported in the current issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.One link b...

India takes on foot-and-mouth disease by vaccinating animals

...veapproach of vaccinating the animals for the past three decades. "Vaccinating the domestic animals agains...In the case of calves it may have to be vaccinated three times. In a developedcountry like the UK the vaccination programme would be very costly. FMD render...

Ticks may cause more diseases

...'s authors and colleagues, collected hard ticks at three sites in Santa Clara County and extracted DNA from their bodies, hoping to match specific genes to those of Bartonella bacteria. Of the 151 ticks they examined, the researchers found nearly 20% carried a Bartonella species, including those known to c...

IMA wants members not to do sex determination tests during pregnancy

... Mr. L. K. Tripathy, Health Secretary, pointed to three indicators in the census 2001 and said the situation in the State had improved compared to the previous decade. Ms. Sabitha Naqvi, from UNICEF, New Delhi, stressed the importance of roping celebrities and film personalities into the anti-foeticide c...

Researchers urge caution in using ear tube surgery

...rgery list presence of the condition for more than three months as a reason to recommend ear tube surgery. Tubes' effect on hearing debated Perrin wrote in his editorial that the issue of surgery is an important one since it's often overused. A 1994 study found about one-fourth of ear tube insertions were...

Chinese paracetamol may be slapped with dumping duty

...commonly used drug on basis of a petition filed by three domestic companies - Hyderabad-based Triton Laboratories and Sri Krishna Pharmaceuticals; Solapur based Vamsi Labs, and Vijayawada-based Srinivasa Agro Industries and Drugs. These investigations were conducted from April 1999 to September 2000. Thou...

TB coupled with AIDS soars in Africa

...s of AIDS coupled with TB is killing on an average three million people a year in Africa alone. What is alarming is that the death rate has gone up by 10% in 2 years and there are no signs of the destruction slowing down. Health experts argue that the two diseases need to be treated together and the major...

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